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Elvenia Riebold

Elvenia Riebold, 84, of Edwardsville, formerly of St. Jacob, born Saturday, October 31, 1936 in Highland, IL and passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville.

Elvenia was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Highland.  She loved her family and the time she spent with them.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Riebold whom she married May 30, 1956 and he passed away November 6, 2018; her parents, Elder and Mary (nee Peters) Frey and her sister, Delores Merkle.             

Surviving are her sons, Carl (Karen) Riebold of Collinsville,  and Russell (Lisa) Riebold of St. Jacob; grandchildren, Michael (Alexandrea) Riebold, Andrew (Ashley) Riebold, Eric (Courtney) Riebold and Amy (Derek) Jansen; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Tristan, William, Henry and Maylee Riebold, Damian and Alex Jansen.

Memorial may be made Alzheimer’s Association, 9374 Olive Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63132 or Heartland Hospice, 333 Salem Pl Ste 165, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

COVID-19 restrictions will be followed, masks required, and social distancing.  Please be respectful of time.

Friends may gather after 9:45 am Friday for 10 am mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Highland, IL.  With Fr. Pat Jakel officiating, interment will be in Keystone Cemetery, St. Jacob, IL

Aebischer-Richeson Funeral Home, St. Jacob, is in charge of the arrangements.

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